About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • New ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’ Set Pic Shows That 70s Team

    Posted Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    In 2013, Marvel’s heroes that made it to the big screen were entirely of the solo variety. Tony Stark kicked off Phase Two with ‘Iron Man 3’, Logan traveled to Japan in ‘The Wolverine’, and the God of Thunder finished off the year with ‘Thor: The Dark World’. But, in 2014, the House of Ideas […]

  • Animator Pits Marvel & DC’s Strongest Against Each Other In ‘Superman vs. Hulk – The Fight’

    Posted Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    Since the creation of superheroes, fans have always wondered who was superior over the rest. Or, to put it bluntly, they want to know who would win in a fight. That’s probably why games like ‘Marvel Vs. Capcom’, ‘Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe’, and ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ sell so well. However, there’s no game […]

  • First Official Still & Synopsis For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 06:08 pm GMT -4

    Many people seem to forget that the Christmas season lasts for 12 days. I mean, there’s that song, but people still manage to forget. Well, at least Marvel Studios didn’t forget because on the final day of 2013, they have bestowed a gift upon us. After many months of only seeing concept art or set […]

  • Ben’s Top 5 ScienceFiction.com Movies of 2013

    Posted Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4

    As the final day of 2013 is finally upon us, many people take the time to publish their various lists discussing the things that they loved or hated throughout the year. We here at ScienceFiction.com are no different, which is why I’ve compiled my list of Top Five ScienceFiction.com Films of 2013. Just to be […]

  • Why Couldn’t Fox Be Planning A ‘Fantastic Four Vs. The X-Men’?

    Posted Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 10:30 am GMT -4

    It’s no secret that Marvel Studios does not have the film rights to two of the comic book company’s most popular franchises: the X-Men and the Fantastic Four. That means that you likely won’t see Wolverine alongside Captain America in a live action film any time soon. But the possibility of Iceman and the Human Torch seems more likely […]

  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Rings In The New Year With New Pics & The Ball Drop

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 06:06 pm GMT -4

    Spider-Man has always been a staple of New York City. After swinging through the pages of Marvel Comics for many years, he soon took to the big screen, with his most recent outing set for a 2014 release claiming the title of largest production to film in New York State. Now, the wall-crawler appears to […]

  • Fans Beat Hollywood To New ‘Tomb Raider’ Film With ‘Croft’

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4

    About nine months ago, shortly after a new ‘Tomb Raider’ game hit the shelves, MGM and GK Films announced that they would be rebooting the film franchise based on the video game character. Rather than continuing with the story started by Angelina Jolie in the early 2000s, the new film series would follow in the […]

  • ‘Clash of the Titans 3’ Moves Further Into Purgatory

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2010, Warner Bros. released ‘Clash of the Titans’, an epic 3D remake based on the Greek myth of Perseus starring Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton, Ralph Fiennes, and Liam Neeson. Despite the generally negative reviews, the film achieved box office success, which warranted a 2012 sequel titled ‘Wrath of the Titans’. Though it received […]

  • Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ Takes A Page From ‘All-New X-Men’ During All-New Marvel Now

    Posted Friday, December 27th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Last year, when Brian Michael Bendis made the jump from ‘The Avengers’ to the ‘X-Men’, he reintroduced the world to Professor Xavier’s first class by bringing young versions of Cyclops, Beast, Angel, Iceman, and Jean Grey to the present day in ‘All-New X-Men’. Fans and critics alike have been praising the series as fresh and […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star, Dave Bautista, Sets Course For WWE

    Posted Friday, December 27th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    Former WWE Champion Dave Bautista has been very busy dispatching threats all over the universe as Drax the Destroyer in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. However, on this week’s broadcast of WWE Monday Night Raw, it was announced that the star would be returning to the company that made him a star. During their flagship program, […]

  • Lee Pace Gushes Over ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

    Posted Thursday, December 26th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4

    At this rate, we’ll never see Lee Pace play a human ever again. In 2012, we saw him as a vampire in ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’. After that, he took on the role of the Elven king Thranduil in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy that takes him from 2012 to 2014, […]

  • Michael Rooker Discusses ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Wardrobe

    Posted Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4

    When former star of ‘The Walking Dead’ Michael Rooker signed on to play Yondu Odonta in James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, we knew that he’d be undergoing quite the transformation for the role. About three months ago, we got our first look at him decked out in a silver mohawk and blue skin. Recently, […]

  • Possible Storyboards From Spielberg’s ‘Robopocalypse’

    Posted Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4

    Way back in 2009, Dreamworks Pictures acquired the rights to Daniel H. Wilson’s sci-fi novel ‘Robopocalypse’. Drew Goddard, who is currently working on Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ for Netflix and ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ spinoff ‘The Sinister Six’ for Sony, was brought on to write the script for Steven Spielberg’s return to the genre. Names like Chris Hemsworth, Anne […]

  • Learn What Dolph Lundgren Does To Zombies In ‘Battle Of The Damned’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    Forget Rocky Balboa! Ivan Drago has a much bigger fight on his hands. The man behind the towering Russian known as Dolph Lundgren is set to star in the upcoming sci-fi splatter film ‘Battle of the Damned’ where he’s pitted against an army of walking dead and malfunctioning robots. If that sounds like something that […]

  • Weather Patterns Indicate A Blizzard Coming To ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, December 23rd, 2013 04:30 pm GMT -4

    After a short hiatus for the holidays, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is set to return on January 7th, but the winter weather plaguing parts of the country right now looks like it will make its way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe the following week. Sources say that this cold front is on it’s way thanks […]